Charter Senior Living Names Executive Team to its First Ground-up Community

Aug 3, 2018

Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings Scheduled for an October 2018 Opening

Sylvania, Ohio – Charter Senior Living, one of the nation’s leading senior living management companies, has named the executive team that will lead its first ground-up property in the portfolio of senior communities the company manages across the US.

Charter Senior Living has named Sue Johnson as Executive Director and Amy Klosterman as Director of Marketing and Sales for Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings.

“We are ecstatic to have Sue and Amy join our team and can’t wait to see Charter Senior Living of Oak Opening grow under their extensive leadership,” said Keven J. Bennema, CEO of Charter Senior Living. “The energy, passion, community values, and years of experience of both are what makes them so successful as they open this new community for Charter Senior Living.”

Sue Johnson joins the Charter Senior Living family after a move to the area from Cleveland, Ohio. As a licensed administrator, Sue has held executive director roles at several senior living communities in Ohio, New Jersey, and California. She also was a Regional Vice President of Operations in Ohio for a company that provided memory loss rehabilitative services.  Sue has received numerous recognitions and awards for areas in community leadership, sales, and marketing.  A veteran of the US Navy, Sue received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Long Term Care Administration from Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio. 

Amy Klosterman comes to Charter Senior Living after 16-years as Community Relations Director for Kingston Residence of Sylvania. Amy received her Bachelor of Arts in health and human services from the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio.

“Both Amy and I believe that one of the most important aspects of being in our new roles with Charter Senior Living is stewardship,” said Sue Johnson, Executive Director of Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings. “The residents and families that choose to live at Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings will enjoy a safe, comfortable, worry-free lifestyle, that promotes healthy aging and offers fun and engaging activities.  And it’s our responsibility to ensure that our residents and their families feel confident in knowing that we are here to support this lifestyle.”

Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings, scheduled for an October 2018 opening, will be a one-story, 60-apartment community with a focus on assisted living and memory care needs. The apartments will include 24 assisted living suites and 36 memory care suites.

Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings ( will be located at 6805 Sylvania Avenue in Sylvania, Ohio. For more information, the community can be contacted at (419) 882-0029